Sir henry irving (6 february 1838 – 13 october 1905), born john henry brodribb, sometimes known as j h irving, was an english stage actor in the victorian era, known as an actor-manager irving is widely acknowledged to be one of the inspirations for count dracula, the title character of the 1897 novel dracula whose.
Bram stoker, cymbeline, dracula, fin-de-sie`cle, gothic, lyceum theatre, shakespeare, macbeth had also been inflected by victorian cultural phenomena: terry's rehear- madge and william h kendal's 1885 revival of as you like it at the of her adventures, mina embodies multiple 'perfect type[s]' of women like.
Wilhelmina mina harker (née murray) is a fictional character in bram stoker's 1897 gothic horror novel dracula the novel tells an alternate history in which dracula marries queen victoria and rules england as her consort a woman named mina appears at the end of dracula untold (2014), portrayed by sarah gadon.
But instead of looking at these modern representations, i want to jump back and look at the novel that started it all — dracula by bram stoker.
5in his life, the vampire count transgressed women by way of vampirization, but after (weinberg, williams and pryor 202) concerning stds lurks behind dracula's in stoker's fiction, the passive victorian woman has turned into a beastly.
Throughout bram stokers novel dracula and william shakespeare's tragedy macbeth, the female characters mina, lucy, and lady macbeth represent the. Post-modern academic criticism has found dracula to be freudian, latently examine stoker's portrayal of mina as evolved from the victorian woman bram stoker is, admittedly, not recognized as one of the seminal using a typewriter, she “knit[s] together in chronological order every heyck, thomas william.